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Vice President, Learning & Development

Company: Udemy
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Udemy is the world's largest private EdTech company and we are excited to announce our search for a Head of Learning. This is a unique opportunity to be a leader for the Learning and HR/People community and lead the function that helps define our internal learning strategy. The Head of Learning manages a diverse team consisting of learning scientists, instructional designers, program managers, and facilitators.

Specifically, this role will be responsible for leading our internal L+ D team in creating a best-in-class environment for growth for our global Udemy employees. You will drive delivery of internal programs such as performance management, onboarding, manager/executive coaching, engagement surveys, and beyond. Top candidates will be capable of sharing externally their experience as an internal Learning leader leveraging the UFB platform and developing courses for Udemy. Partnering with Sales, Marketing and Customer Success teams, you will speak at events, lead discussions with learning leaders, and share points of view on the important role learning and development plays today and in the future for individuals and organizations. In addition, you will share guidance and best practices to help Udemy instructors improve their content through our platform.

Your experience

  • A Master's Degree or PhD in Learning Science, Education, Educational Technology, Educational Research or related field, or equivalent experience is required
  • 10-15+ years working in a learning leadership role at a global enterprise organization
  • Demonstrated thought leadership in the Digital Transformation, Upskilling, and Future of Work space including authorship of blog, articles, books, other publications is a bonus
  • Excellent presentation and spoken communication skills, leveraged in a sales and marketing capacity
  • Demonstrated track record of impact through influence and consultative efforts
  • Demonstrated ability to build trusted relationships across a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, manage several projects and initiatives at once, executing against a broad roadmap
  • Demonstrated ability to empathize and communicate with employees at all levels
  • Adaptability, ability to navigate and thrive amidst change and ambiguity
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including written, verbal, and visual communication skills


About Udemy

We believe anyone can build the life they imagine through online learning. Today, millions of students around the world are advancing their careers and passions by exploring and mastering new skills on Udemy, and expert instructors are able to share their knowledge with the world. Through our global marketplace and our solutions for businesses and governments, we connect people everywhere with the skills they need for success in work and life. We're a close-knit bunch that enjoys problem-solving and collaboration, and we share a serious belief in the power of learning and teaching to change lives. Udemy's culture encourages innovation, creativity, passion, and teamwork. We also celebrate our milestones and support each other every day.

Founded in 2010, Udemy is privately owned and headquartered in San Francisco's SOMA neighborhood with offices in Denver (Colorado), Dublin (Ireland), Ankara (Turkey), Gurugram (India), and So Paulo (Brazil).

Keywords: Udemy, San Francisco , Vice President, Learning & Development, Other , San Francisco, California

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